Wilks, E. & J
Title Properties and Applications of Diamond
0750619155 / 9780750619158
Inventory number 002535
1994. 26cm. Pp.525. Paperback.
Properties and Applications of Diamond provides a unique consolidation of all useful information, as well as a comprehensive survey of literature.
No other book covers this topical field with such breadth and clarity, making it both a fundamental introduction and an invaluable on-going reference.
Contents : Diamonds today; The Structure of Diamond; Impurities in diamond; Optical absorption and colour; Luminescence; The morphology of diamond; Geometric defects in the diamond lattice; Mechanical properties; Strength and fracture; Plastic deformation of diamond; Polishing and shaping diamond; Mechanical differences between diamonds; Friction; Polycrystaline diamond (PCD); Applications and Wear of Diamond; Wear and surface characteristics; Turning, boring and milling; Grinding; Sawing and drilling; Miscellaneous applications; Appendix 1 Some numerical values; Appendix 2 Units and conversion factors.
9780750619158. Properties and Applications of Diamond